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Sister Marian Smith

Currently Serving


Sr. Marian Smith was raised in Erie, IL and entered the Congregation of the Humility of Mary in 1948. She made her first vows in 1951. Sr. Marian received her bachelor’s degree in education from Marycrest College in Davenport, IA and her master’s in education/administration from Marquette University. She taught school in Iowa at St. Mary in Marshalltown, St. Anthony and St. Theresa in Des Moines, St. Mary in Albia, Lourdes Memorial in Bettendorf and St. Patrick and St. Mary in Ottumwa. She was principal at St. Anthony School in Des Moines from 1968 to 1975 after which she moved to Erie, IL, to companion with and care for her mother and continue with her ministry of teaching at the Fulton Public School in Fulton, IL. She ministered in Erie doing St. Ambrose Parish work and continues to volunteer there. Sr. Marian is also active in a ministry of prayer and witness.

Click this link for a story about Sr. Marian in: A Nun's Pocket

Sr. Marian celebrated her 70th Jubilee in June 2018. Here she is with the other Jubilarians who celebrated - CHM Associate Rosemary Hendricks, and CHM Sisters Kathleen Tomlonovic and Mary Ann Vogel.